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Grant Notman

GSS appoints new business development director

Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS), the Cumbernauld-based designer and manufacturer of low power, high speed Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) carbon dioxide gas sensors, has a new...
Barry Fraser

Another senior Aberdeen appointment for Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has made another key appointment in Aberdeen as it continues its investment in the north east of Scotland. The business and financial adviser...
Marc Mazzucco

Key risk assurance and consulting practice partner hire for RSM

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed risk advisory specialist Marc Mazzucco as a partner in Glasgow. Marc has 30 years’ experience -...
John Brebner

Key North East appointment for Pike & Bambridge

Car leasing firm Pike & Bambridge has appointed John Brebner as a director of the company. John was previously Head of Regional Business & Private...
Esther Binnie

Innis & Gunn appoints Finance Director with double turnover target

Scottish independent brewer Innis & Gunn has appointed Esther Binnie as its new Finance Director and Board member. Binnie will contribute to the strategic direction...
Seoras Lyons

Inntel appoints manager to develop Scottish market

Inntel, the meetings management business which provides hotel reservations, venue finding and conference management solutions has appointed a National Account Manager for Scotland. The firm...
From left - Stuart Fyvie, Richard Noble & Moira Gordon

Double promotion at FG Burnett Aberdeen office

Scottish commercial property consultancy, FG Burnett ihas promoted two key team members within its Aberdeen office. Stuart Fyvie, who joined the Building Consultancy Department in...
Gareth Henry

Eden Scott targets cyber security recruitment

Scottish recruitment company Eden Scott has introduced a cyber security section to their ever expanding IT division to help meet the growing demand for...
Gary McKenzie

Seacroft appoints new marine projects manager

Seacroft Marine Consultants has appointed a new marine projects manager as it further develops specialised offshore marine projects. The Aberdeen-based firm has welcomed experienced specialist...
David Underwood

Key manager appointment at Aiken Group

Accommodation specialist Aiken Group has appointed a key member of staff to its Aberdeen-based team. David Underwood has joined the company in the role of...
Gordon Hobkirk

MMS kicks off New Year with two senior partner hires

Aberdeen based corporate lawyer, Gordon Hobkirk, has returned to Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS), in a move that coincides with the appointment of...
Sarah Forbes

Peterson strengthens leadership team with new appointment

International energy logistics provider Peterson has appointed Sarah Forbes as director projects & innovation. The appointment follows an investment by Peterson in Core 29,...
Douglas Garden

Ryden attracts Doug Garden from Knight Frank

Commercial property consultancy Ryden has made a key hire in building surveyor Doug Garden who joins the firm as a partner and head of...
Stephanie Kinney

IGF continues hiring run with senior Scottish appointment

IGF, the commercial finance provider for SMEs, is continuing its hiring run with a trio of senior hires across the UK, including the appointment...
Neil McKay

New MD for Scottish Regeneration Experts Urban Union

Neil McKay (47) has been appointed as Managing Director for the growing specialist regeneration company Urban Union. Taking up the post formally in October 2016,...
David Ross

David Ross wins Barron Trophy at Highlands and Islands Media Awards

David Ross, The Herald’s long-serving Highland correspondent, is to receive this year’s Barron Trophy, which recognises lifetime achievement in journalism in the Highlands and...
Carole Connor

New tax Partner appointed at Alexander Sloan

Carole Connor has been appointed Tax Partner at Alexander Sloan, one of Scotland’s longest established firms of Accountants and Business Advisers which celebrates its...
Left to right: Nish Nathwani, Michelle Le Prevost (Black & Lizars MD) and Kathryn Littlewood

Two new senior appointments at Black & Lizars

Black & Lizars, one of Scotland’s largest independently owned optometrists, has made two senior staff appointments as part of its long term programme to...
Michael Bauman, Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel

Macdonald Hotels Announces Key Aberdeenshire Appointment

Hotel operator Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of a key member of staff to oversee its flagship Aberdeenshire property. Michael Bauman has...
Syed Atique

Year of success for digital skills academy and Eureka Solutions’ CodeClan graduate

As Scotland's new digital skills academy celebrates its first anniversary, one of its earliest graduates is also marking a year of success with award-winning...
Patrick Hughes has been appointed as the new Head of Seafood Scotland

Seafood Scotland nets a new leader

Patrick Hughes has been appointed as the new Head of Seafood Scotland, the organisation set up “by the industry for the industry” in 1999...
From left - Ross Mitchell, Graceann Robertson and Slimane Kerrouchi

North East Firm Hires Young Professionals Despite Tough Market Conditions

EC-OG continues to buck the recruitment trend by taking on three young professionals in newly created roles. As a result of increasing activity surrounding their...
George Brewster

Nine new partners and a new office for Shepherd

Following its recent merger with Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed nine new partners across its commercial and residential surveying...
Tom Young

Stirling businessman awarded MBE

Stirling businessman Tom Young has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list. Mr Young, co-founder of Stirling family firm Angels’ Share Glass,...
Steve Harris

VisitAberdeenshire Chief Executive To Retire

VisitAberdeenshire chief executive Steve Harris is to retire in early 2017. Steve, who will be 61 in February, will retire at the end of March...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

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Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Ray Riddoch

Gillian Thomson: An Interview with Ray Riddoch – Leadership in a Downturn

It feels that in the last two years we have been bombarded with doom and gloom stories here in Aberdeen, where much of the...
Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...

Columnists

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Days 2-4

When I published the recap of day 1 last week, I promised myself that I would do the same each day of this week. Clearly,...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Day 1

Well that’s not the catchiest of headlines I’ve ever written, but it does what it says on the tin, right? That phrase is so overused....
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: How does your company cope with Christmas?

It’s December. That means we’re officially allowed to mention the ‘C’ word. But which approach does your company adopt when it comes to the...